Syrian President meets Deputy Chief of Turkish General Staff

The two sides discussed joint military training carried out by units from both armies

Syrian President meets Deputy Chief of Turkish General Staff

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad met with Deputy Chief of the Turkish General Staff Aslan Guner in Syrian capital Damascus on Tuesday.

Al-Assad and Guner discussed cooperation between the Syrian and Turkish armies and the steps achieved through the cooperation in various fields.

Talks dealt with expanding cooperation and coordination between the two friendly armies and the importance of strategic dialogue on the military level, stressing that this dialogue is one of the main components of the strategic relations between Syria and Turkey which constitute an example for relations among countries.

The two sides discussed joint military training carried out by units from both armies and the possibility of expanding them to create common concepts in the face of various challenges.

The meeting was also attended by Deputy Chief of General Staff of the Syrian Arab Army Gen. Munir Adanof and the Turkish ambassador in Damascus.

Guner also met with Deputy Commander General of the Army and Armed Forces and Minister of Defense Lt. Gen. Ali Habib, and Chief of the General Staff Lt. Gen. Dawood Rajiha.

Guner, who pays a three-day official visit to Syria, is expected to depart for Turkey on Wednesday.


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